Welcome to Catalonia, Spain! 30.-31.3.2019

VI NORDIC WALKING SOLIDARITY THIS IS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE GIRONA ONCOLOGIC FOUNDATION
The Eva Günthor memorial, who passed away of cancer

PURPOSE

One of the main values of Nordic Walking Girona it’s our social commitment, so for that reason and for the sixth consecutive year, we have organized a solidarity walk for the benefit of the Girona Oncologic Foundation. This year we want to go one step forward, and promote Nordic Walking and Solidarity around the world, organising with Original Nordic Walking Federation (ONWF), the first race of the Nordic Walking World Cup 2019.

SATURDAY PROGRAM 30/03/19

Meeting point: Pavelló d’Esports Girona Fontajau - Girona Fontajau Sport’s Centre. The start and finish of the event will be at Girona Fontajau Sport’s Centre. It is easily accessible by public transport, car, bicycle or on foot.

Adress: Avinguda del President Josep Tarradellas i Joan, 22-24, 17007 Girona

Schedule program:

  • 7:00h – 8:30h Registrations, collecting numbers and timing chips.
  • 8:30h Welcome and warm up.
  • 9:00h Nordic Walking through the old town of Girona and Sant Daniel Valley.

NON competitive walks. Two walks to choose between 11,01km and 13,66km.

Provisioning points: one at the middle of the routes, offering water and snacks, and another one providing sandwiches, water and snacks at the end of the walks.

You can take a look at the routes, checking these links:

Route 1: 11,01km

In the afteroon, you will have free time to visit Girona city. When you come, we will provide you a city map (one per person) with the most interesting places to visit and restaurants to eat. If you want, we can book a table for dinner for your group.

SUNDAY PROGRAM 31/03/19 - Nordic Walking World Cup

Meeting point: Pavelló d’Esports Girona Fontajau - Girona Fontajau Sport’s Centre.

The start and finish of the event will be at Girona Fontajau Sport’s Centre. It is easily accessible by public transport, car, bicycle or on foot.

Adress: Avinguda del President Josep Tarradellas i Joan, 22-24, 17007 Girona

How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/HNUNPPKpgyC2

Schedule program:

  • 7:00h – 8:30h Registrations, collecting numbers and timing chips.
  • 8:30h Welcome and warm up.
  • 9:00h Nordic Walking WORLD CUP (competitive): 5,25km – 10,50km – 21km
  • 9:05h POPULAR Nordic Walking (NON competitive): 5,81km – 10,92km – 17,75km

NORDIC WALKING WORLD CUP TOUR 2019, GIRONA (competitive with chip)

Distances of GIRONA Nordic Walking World Cup Tour 2019, to choose between:
  • 5,25km (1 lap)
  • 10,5km (2 laps)
  • 21km (4 laps)

REGISTER to Girona World Cup Race HERE

  • Provisioning points: during the route there are two points with water, one in the middle of the route, and the second with sandwiches, water, and snacks at the end of the route.

POPULAR NORDIC WALKING (NON competitive – NON chip)

Distance to walk, you choose between: 5,81km – 10,92km – 17,75km You can take a look at the routes in these links:
  • At the end of route there will be one point with sandwiches, watter and snacks.
  • During the route there will be one point with water and snacks; and a second one with sandwiches, water and snacks at the end of the route.
  • During the route there will be two points with water and snacks; and a third point with sandwiches, water and snacks at the end of the route.

CONSIDERATIONS

  • The rules about Nordic Walking World CUP are in an attached document / HERE>>
  • When the competition finishes, the organization will present the thropies, prizes and the commemoration for Eva Günthor.
  • For meteorological reasons, the organization reserves the right to modify the routes as deems appropriate.
  • During the two days, everybody can buy solidarity poles for the Eva Günthor memorial. When Eva died this year, her family contacted with Nordic Walking
  • Girona, and donated us her poles. Nordic Walking Girona would be thrilled to see Eva’s poles walk again. So, during the weekend, people will have a chance to purchase the poles. The money collected for Eva Günthor’s poles, will be donated to the Foundations that Eva’s family have chosen.

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

PRICES

  • Saturday: nordic walking solidarity non competitive: 10€ per person
  • Sunday: nordic walking solidarity no competitive: 10€ per person
  • Sunday: nordic walking world cup tour 2019, GIRONA: 25€ per person
  • Pole rental: 3€ per day

SPORT AND SOLIDARITY

The donations collected between 23rd-24th of March, will be donated in its entirely to Girona Oncologic Foundation for cancer research.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Recommended Hotels with discount for NW Solidarity and NW World Cup Tour 2019

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Hotel Carlemany Girona ****

  • www.hotelcarlemanygirona.com
  • Adress: Plaça Miquel Santaló. 17002 Girona
  • Reference: WORLD CUP TOUR 2019 NORDIC WALKING
  • Contact: carlemany@carlemany.es Ph: (+34) 972 211 212
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Hotel Nord 1901 ****

  • http://www.nord1901.com
  • Adress: Carrer Nord, 7-9. 17001 Girona
  • Reference: WORLD CUP TOUR 2019 NORDIC WALKING
  • Contact: info@nord1901.com Ph: (+34) 972 411 522
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Hotel Ultonia Girona ***

www.en.hotelsultoniagirona.com/hotel-ultonia

  • Adress: Gran Via Jaume I, 22. 17002 Girona
  • Reference: MN2019
  • Contact: info@hotelsultoniagirona.com Ph: (+34) 972 203 850
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Hotel Condal **

  • www.hotelcondalgirona.com
  • Adress: C/ Joan Maragall, 10. 17002 Girona
  • Reference: WORLD CUP TOUR 2019 NORDIC WALKING
  • Contact: info@hotelcondalgirona.com Ph: (+34) 972 204 462

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Hotel Ibis Girona Costa Brava **

  • Adress: C/ Francesc Ferrer, 16. 17006 Girona
  • Reference: NORDIC WALKING WORLD CUP TOUR 2019
  • Contact: H6819-IT@accor.com Tel: (+34) 972 391 538

Transfer:

  • If you need transfer to Barcelona or Girona Airport to Girona city, we can organised.

MORE INFORMATION AND CONTACT

NORDIC WALKING GIRONA (NWG)

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GIRONA ONCOLOGIC FUNDATION - FUNDACIÓ ONCOLLIGA GIRONA